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Bleachers feat. Carly Rae Jepsen: Hate That You Know Me With Carly Rae Jepsen on back-up vocals, Bleachers' new track "Hate That You Know Me" will appear on the band's second record Gone Now, set for release 2 June. With a slightly distorted bass...
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Master & Dynamic MA770 Concrete Speaker
NYC-based Master & Dynamic has already garnered plenty of well-deserved attention for their premium-quality headphones and earphones, and today the young audio company is launching their first-ever speaker. Designed in collaboration with celebrated...
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Bleachers feat. Carly Rae Jepsen: Hate That You Know Me
With Carly Rae Jepsen on back-up vocals, Bleachers' new track "Hate That You Know Me" will appear on the band's second record Gone Now, set for release 2 June. With a slightly distorted bass line, plenty of synths and harmonized vocals—thanks to Jepsen...
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Kamasi Washington: Truth Just released by the very talented jazz saxophonist, composer and producer Kamasi Washington (who has performed with Herbie Hancock, Lauryn Hill, Nas, Flying Lotus, Thundercat and more), "Truth" is the beautifully transcendent...
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1. Scent Detectives Define the Smell of Old Books You know the sensation of pressing your nose into an antique book or walking through a historic library. But we've long struggled with the exact adjectives to describe these scents. Thankfully...
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Iggy Pop: Asshole Blues
The first song in a series of flexi-disc releases on Miami-based band Jacuzzi Boys' Mag Mag label is a very impressive one. By none other than Iggy Pop, "Asshole Blues" is a scratchy acoustic tune whose muffled recording somehow only adds to its charm...
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BOSCO feat. St Beauty: Castles
Fool's Gold artist BOSCO has teamed up with duo St. Beauty (aka Alex Belle and Isis V) for a sublime tune, "Castles." The accompanying video—directed by Lacey Duke—is all pastels and lollipops, but steers clear of becoming saccharine. BOSCO and St...
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Villagers + Nico Muhly: Fortunate Child
Set to time-manipulated footage of iconic New York City landmarks shot by Donal Dineen, "Fortunate Child" marks a nuanced and emotive collaboration between Villagers and Nico Muhly. A compositional magnificence bathes the vocals of Villagers' Conor...
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Premiere: The Orielles' "Sugar Tastes Like Salt"
Less than a month ago, Halifax, UK trio The Orielles released an epic, dizzying eight minutes of twisting rock music known as "Sugar Tastes Like Salt." It was the band's first single since signing with Heavenly Recordings, and to call the song...
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Saint Etienne: Magpie Eyes
A first single from a new Saint Etienne album since 2012, "Magpie Eyes" stands as a joyful, catchy return for the English dance rock troupe. There's a signature dreamy vibrance encapsulating all-too-sweet but relatable lyrics. The band's forthcoming...
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Beth Ditto: Fire
Gossip's front woman, the electric Beth Ditto, just released the first track from her upcoming solo record Fake Sugar. "Fire" starts off quieter than many of Ditto's previous tracks, but builds up in a blaze and to become a booming track. Once again...
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Premiere: Sleep Party People's "The Missing Steps" Video
Captivation stands as a mark of true, substantial dream pop. More than eerie instrumentation and delicate melodies, musicians working in this genre (and tangentially) must truly capture the listener before taking them inward or upward, to sleep...
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We Got it From Here… Thank You 4 Your Service
A Tribe Called Quest's first album in 18 years We Got it From Here… Thank You 4 Your Service was released late 2016 but still feels (like all of their records) super-fresh after countless listens. Featuring the likes of André 3000, Kendrick Lamar...
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Leon Bridges: River For those of us living in the wake of HBO's profound female-powered series "Big Little Lies," the program lives on in its soulful soundtrack, now available online. Among the many standout tracks, Leon Bridges' gorgeous "River...
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Premiere: Co/ntry's "Living in a Body"
Through a series of mystical and frequently grotesque still life character studies, art director Dane Richards (founder of lifestyle brand yard666sale) conjures a lasting visual tale for fellow Montreal locals Co/ntry. The exploratory, art-punk...
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Cende: Bed With refreshing force, Cende's singer Cameron Wisch delivers direct, emotive vocals in the band's new single "Bed" (which premiered exclusively on The Fader). The pop-rock track bounds forward, carrying plenty of lyrical baggage and stirring...
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Syd: Fin
Syd (aka The Internet's frontwoman) released her debut solo record recently and it's sublime. In early April, it will be available on vinyl—and not a moment too soon. With production from MeLo-X, Hit-Boy and Steve Lacy, the 12-track record is sexy...
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Todd Rundgren feat. Robyn: That Could Have Been Me Premiering exclusively on Pitchfork, the legendary Todd Rundgren's newest track, "That Could Have Been Me" features none other than Swedish pop star Robyn. Rundgren (who initially garnered attention...
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1. Essential Chuck Berry Songs Widely known as a pioneer of rock'n'roll—if not the inventor of it—Chuck Berry passed away this weekend. Reworking rhythm and blues into what we now know as rock music, Berry was a true legend—a guitarist, singer...
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Mr Jukes feat. BJ the Chicago Kid: Angels / Your Love
Mr Jukes (aka Jack Steadman, the frontman of Bombay Bicycle Club) has just released his first solo offering—from the upcoming record God First, which is set to drop 9 June. The song, "Angels / Your Love" is a jazz-funk jam that is way more awesome...
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